Laboratory Technician
Theranos - Palo Alto, CA

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Theranos is looking for motivated individuals seeking to start their career in a dynamic company. The ideal Laboratory technician candidate wants to be part of a paradigm-shifting company doing innovative work, and seek to gain tremendous personal and career growth. They will perform pre-analytical, analytical, and post-analytical procedures and will also support the administrative functions of the lab. Candidates must be hard working with unfaltering determination to excel in an intense start-up environment.

  • Under supervision will perform laboratory procedures in accordance with standards established in the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA).
  • Process specimens, conduct testing, and report test results with constant attention to detail and excellence in quality.
  • Operate laboratory instruments and equipment.
  • Keep a meticulous and organized record of specimens, tests, instrument logs, and technical analyses.
  • Assist with quality control, quality assurance and performance improvement activities.
  • Support the administrative functions of the lab as required.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biology or a related field.
  • Experience working in a CLIA-certified laboratory is a plus, but not required.
  • Ability to accurately follow SOPs and processes autonomously, consulting with the supervisor when needed.
  • Knowledge of basic clinical laboratory skills.
  • Able to meticulously track and record precise results while maintaining excellence in quality in a dynamic work environment.
  • Ability to work with self-discipline, good judgment, and independence.
  • Technical excellence and attention to quality and detail.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Desire to be part of a fast-paced, rapidly growing start-up company.
  • Experience working with high-tech equipment.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel.

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